We call on the National Assembly for Wales to urge the Welsh Government to protect musical tuition in schools and in particular to:
•Reinstate central ring-fencing of budgets for professional instrumental tuition in schools;
•Implement a national strategy to reverse the decline of Youth Music in Wales;
•Offer the children and young people of Wales their right to receive an education that develops their unique personalities, talents and abilities to the full.
Petition raised by: The Friends of Bridgend Youth Music
Date petition first considered by Committee: 16 June 2015
Number of signatures: 1,363 Online signatures and 73 paper signatures = 1,436 signatures.
Business type: Petition
Reason considered: Assembly Business;
Status: For consideration
First published: 04/06/2015
Decision due: Meeting Date by Petitions Committee